Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations

Freshwater Fishing Regulations


In-Season Regulation Changes

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In-season changes current to

NOTE: These changes are IN ADDITION TO the published regulations unless noted otherwise here. Be sure to check the published regulations as found in the online version of the 2015-2017 Freshwater Fishing Regulations Synopsis.

Water In-Season Change Effective Dates
Upper West Arm of Kootenay Lake

Kokanee release all year, EXCEPT Apr 1-Apr 2, May 1-May 2, June 1-June 2, and July 1-July 2 when kokanee daily quota = 5.

NOTE: the combined daily quota for kokanee from the Upper West Arm (when open to kokanee harvest) and the Lower West Arm (when open to kokanee harvest) cannot exceed 5.

April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018